Powder Horn: The Oswego, Dr. T.S. Hitchcock, Owner (1812-4), Two Sides Depicted, with a Vignette View of Lake Ontario at Oswego, New York
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, and graphite, with selective glazing on paper
Overall: 13 5/8 in. ( 34.6 cm )
inscriptions: Signed center left: Rufus A. Grider Ap.21st, 1890 Lower right: Rufus A. Grider 1890.
Signed and inscribed at middle left below horn in brown ink: "Rufus A Grider Ap. 21st 1890."; also signed at upper and lower right; inscribed at lower right: "The OSWEGO. / owned by / Dr. T.S. HITCHCOCK.", followed by a brief history of the horn; at upper right beside vignette vertically: "LAKE / ONTARIO at OSWEGO..."; annotations in graphite
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
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